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General Motors lays off over 1,400 workers at Pune plant; no new cars manufactured for 4 months

General Motors lays off over 1,400 workers at Pune plant; no new cars manufactured for 4 months

Citing COVID-19, General Motors India has laid off 1,419 workmen at its Talegaon plant near Pune by invoking section 25 of the Industrial...Read More

Bhopal: Mandideep industrial area reaps benefits of engaging locals

Bhopal: Mandideep industrial area reaps benefits of engaging locals

No fear of workers migration as about 80% workers are locals.

Amazon unionisation: 1,100 warehouse workers rejected the union while 463 voted in favour

Amazon unionisation: 1,100 warehouse workers rejected the union while 463 voted in favour

Amazon is heading into the final stretch of a union push in Bessemer, Alabama with a sizeable lead over labour organisers.With nearly ha...Read More

TMC, BJP workers clash, Vijayvargiya reports to Shah

TMC, BJP workers clash, Vijayvargiya reports to Shah

Kolkata The Hastings area turned into a battlefield on Saturday as TMC activists tried to block the car of newly defected leaders like...Read More

Indians most optimistic in APAC about job, pay rise prospects in 2021: global study

Indians most optimistic in APAC about job, pay rise prospects in 2021: global study

Indian workers (56 per cent) are more than twice as positive about their chances of getting a pay rise next year compared to their counte...Read More

Bihar Assembly Election: Red flags ‘scare’ for ruling combine

Bihar Assembly Election: Red flags ‘scare’ for ruling combine

PatnaPresence of red flags of CPI (ML) workers and flags of the Grand Alliance in the election meetings have scared the ruling BJP-JD-U. ...Read More

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, others on PIL seeking rescue of Indian workers in Gulf

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, others on PIL seeking rescue of Indian workers in Gulf

The Supreme Court Tuesday sought response from the Centre, CBI and 12 states on a PIL seeking directions to set up a mechanism to bring b...Read More

COVID-19 effect: No federal help may lead American Airlines to forgo 19,000 workers

COVID-19 effect: No federal help may lead American Airlines to forgo 19,000 workers

American Airlines has said it will lay off or involuntarily furlough 19,000 employees as of October 1 unless the airline industry gets mo...Read More

Govt to rent out 4 lakh flats to migrant workers

Govt to rent out 4 lakh flats to migrant workers

New DelhiThe Union Cabinet took a slew of decisions on Wednesday including the ones aimed at benefiting the urban migrants and the poor. ...Read More

Other states can’t hire workers without our permission: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Other states can’t hire workers without our permission: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has said any state government, wanting to employ migrant workers from his state will have to se...Read More

Navi Mumbai: CIDCO "severely condemned" for meting out "inhumane" treatment to its workers

Navi Mumbai: CIDCO "severely condemned" for meting out "inhumane" treatment to its workers

None of the submissions advanced by CIDCO justify the inhuman and callous conduct of non-payment of the earned wages since January to its...Read More

Most H-1B employers use programme to pay migrant workers well below market wages: Report

Most H-1B employers use programme to pay migrant workers well below market wages: Report

"Among the top 30 H-1B employers are major US firms including Amazon, Microsoft, Walmart, Google, Apple and Facebook. All of them take ad...Read More

More than 20 million US jobs vanish in April

More than 20 million US jobs vanish in April

The leisure and hospitality sector shed 8.6 million workers last month. Trade, transportation and utilities let 3.4 million people go.

May Day marks pain, not celebration for workers hit by virus

May Day marks pain, not celebration for workers hit by virus

Among the ten of millions of people left idle or thrown out of work by the crisis, garment workers have been among the hardest hit as ord...Read More

ILO urges governments to protect workers now and after lockdowns ease

ILO urges governments to protect workers now and after lockdowns ease

As the pressure mounts on countries to ease their lockdown restrictions, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday urged gov...Read More

Movement of workers, raw materials key hurdles to restart business

Movement of workers, raw materials key hurdles to restart business

Mumbai: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said the firms are facing hurdles in movement of workers and raw materials in commencing o...Read More

Lockdown 2.0: Gangwar asks states to coordinate with control rooms to resolve workers' grievances

Lockdown 2.0: Gangwar asks states to coordinate with control rooms to resolve workers' grievances

Labour Minister Santosh Gangawar has asked states/UTs to designate nodal officers to coordinate with the 20 control rooms set up by the m...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Ex-MLA asks Surkhi Parul Sahu CM Shivraj to rescue 56 people stranded in Odisha amid coronavirus lockdown

Madhya Pradesh: Ex-MLA asks Surkhi Parul Sahu CM Shivraj to rescue 56 people stranded in Odisha amid coronavirus lockdown

The former MLA from Surkhi Parul Sahu has urged Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the district administration to rescue them.

Building collapse: 2 workers die in Cambodia

Building collapse: 2 workers die in Cambodia

Phnom Penh: A building under construction in southern Cambodia collapsed Friday, killing at least two workers and trapping others inside,...Read More

California passes landmark gig economy workers' rights bill

California passes landmark gig economy workers' rights bill

Sacramento: California lawmakers have passed a bill that paves the way for gig economy workers to get holidays and sick pay. Assembly Bil...Read More

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